Classroom Teacher, Rochdale

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Kentmere Academy and NurseryRochdale
Date posted:
Start date: January 2019, or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Temporary

Wardle Trust is a highly successful Multi Academy Trust, situated in the West Pennine area, where community and faith schools work in partnership to serve our diverse local area. The schools share the same drive and determination to promote the best possible academic standards, whilst developing children of unique character, preparing them well for their lives ahead. 

After expanding in September 2017, the Trust has four member schools:

Wardle Academy (Secondary)

Kentmere Academy, St. James’ CofE Primary School, and St. Andrew’s CofE Primary School (Primary)

St Andrew’s and St. James’ are yet to be inspected, however In December 2017 Wardle Academy were judged ‘Good’ by Oftsed and in February 2018 Kentmere Academy were judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas.

Wardle Trust are looking to appoint an inspirational, motivated and enthusiastic Classroom Teacher at Kentmere Academy.  

This is an excellent opportunity for NQTs or experienced teachers to work together with our team of staff in this happy, caring, forward-thinking school.

You will be: 

An excellent teacher 

Passionate about teaching and learning in order to drive further improvement across the school 

Somebody who thrives on responsibility and hard work, and wants to develop themselves in the role

Able to use your own initiative 

Willing to go the ‘extra mile’ for our children

We will offer you:

A friendly and welcoming school community 

Wonderful children who enjoy learning 

Hardworking, dedicated and enthusiastic staff 

An excellent programme for continuing professional development 

A larger than average primary school which enables collaborative planning and the opportunity to work within supportive teams 

Kentmere is located just outside the town centre with good access from the M62 motorway. We are a friendly and caring school community with a 1.5 form entry.

Benefits we can offer:

after-school access to our fitness gym and swimming pool at Wardle Academy (available to all Trust staff)

Free flu Injections

Childcare voucher scheme

Cycle scheme

Support for professional qualifications

At Wardle Trust we believe that every child has great potential and we want to work together, as a team, to ensure that every child has the opportunity to fulfil that potential. If you share this belief and would like to play a key role in enhancing the lives of our students, then we want to hear from you.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Sue Finerty, Resources & Safeguarding Manager on 01706 647533. 

To apply, please download the supporting documentation and application form. Completed application forms should be return to: by 10am on Friday 22 June 2018

Interviews and lesson observations will take place on Wednesday 27 June 2018

Wardle Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to pre-employment clearances including enhanced Disclosure & Barring and Childcare Disqualification Checks.

Thank you in advance for your application. Please note we will only contact shortlisted candidates. If you haven’t heard from us by the interview date please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job location

More about Kentmere Academy and Nursery
Address: Kentmere Avenue, Smallbridge, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 9EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1706 647533